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BBC radio on Linux without iPlayer

Posted 04-03-2010 at 07:41 AM by richardash1981

Whilst there was a lot of self-congratulation that using Adobe Flash to deliver the BBC iplayer meant it was accessible to Linux users, the reality has been rather more troublesome. Adobe Flash is of course a closed-source binary application which is only available for x86 and x86_64 versions of Linux. There have been multiple security issues with Flash in the past and it does not work reliably for many users. It is not well optimised and does not take advantage of hardware acceleration for graphics....
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Password Reset

Posted 12-03-2005 at 12:13 PM by comprookie2000

Wow I have my own blog. I had to reset my password to log in.I wish the would have just left things alone but hope I am wrong.
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Are you a Linux Newbie? Fell off the Windows Ship Without a Paddle?

Posted 01-12-2006 at 06:05 AM by carl0ski

i just thought i'd make a quick list to aid in quickly understanding and feeling comfortable using Linux.
Since my favourite Distro is Mandriva , and i find it quite easy to learn.
I recommend it.


Recommended Software

KDE equivilent to the icons and Startbar in Windows.

Konquerer Equivilant to Internet Explorer both can be used to browse the web and manage files on your Hardrive. Even rips audio CDs 'audiocd://'.
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Handy Recommended KDE Knowledge "Please Add"

Posted 01-04-2006 at 07:04 AM by carl0ski

Handy Hotkeys
* Alt-ctrl-ESC : Launch Xkill mouse point (next window you click, dies :)
* Ctrl-ESC : Launch Task Manager
* Alt-LeftMouse Button : Allows you to drag any window by moving mouse around freely
* Alt-RightMouse Button: Allows you to resize any window by moving mouse around freely


Emergency Global Keys

* Alt-Sys-E : send the terminate signal to all process
* Alt-Sys-I : stop all process (kill...
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Mass File Renamer: Changing Cases(Upper/Lower)

Posted 09-13-2008 at 10:50 PM by ghostdog74

Code:
#!/bin/bash
## Change file names into uppper/lower case, or by position.
NO_ARGS=0 
E_OPTERROR=65
DEBUG=0
UPPER=0
FNAME="f"
maxdepth=1
directory=`pwd`
set -o noglob
#---- Functions ------------#

usage() {
 printf "Usage: `basename $0` [-D directory] [-M depth] [-U ] [-p pattern] [-c position ][-d] [-X] [filename(s)]\n"
 cat << EOF
        -D : starting directory.
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